Saturday, February 23, 2008

Dellas



Dellas, Arabic Coffeepots

The della, the distinctively shaped coffeepot, is the symbol of hospitality here. Serving guests cardamom-flavored coffee is an old bedouin tradition.

Just for a sense of perspective, the della in the coals is about a foot-high, so the large one is very large indeed.

10 comments:

Ann (MobayDP) said...

These dellas are very graceful in appearance. Cardamom flavoured coffee should be quite tasty indeed.

What is this table with the coals inside called? What material is it made from?

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Kris McCracken said...

I like these sort of coffee sets. Is this something people would use each day, or only for special guests?

Seda said...

Hi,
This is the first time I came across your blog. I really like it. We have a similar tradition but it is now something touristic. How about yours?
Seda
Istanbul Photo

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J.C. said...

This is interesting. It'd be fun to have a few friends in the evening to sit around the tray for a cup of cardoman flavoured coffee.

We have similar tradition for the Chinese, but we drink tea. Our teapot and teacups are very small. Thus we would finish a cup of tea with each gulp. As thus the tea served would always be warm, as it has not enough time to cool down.


J.C. of Subang Jaya Daily Photo

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